Would you like to be an innovative representative of the behavioral health perspective whose work intersects daily as a partner with the police department? At Access Services, innovation is a key value that drives how we create solutions and provide excellent person-centered care.
Access Services is hiring a Behavioral Health Police Partner who will join our Montgomery County Mobile Crisis team to provide crisis care, navigate, and coordinate community resources for individuals interacting with the police department in Montgomery County. This unique role will bring immediate support to individuals and families, with a special focus on those referred by police.
Full time, 40 hours per week, 8am-10pm shifts
Flexible scheduling: Shifts can occur on weekdays or weekends.
Schedules vary from week to week, and monthly schedules are provided 2-3 weeks in advance.
Provide timely, immediately accessible crisis intervention through telephone counseling and mobile crisis intervention
Provide intensive person centered and family focused support using a variety of crisis interventions and solution focused counseling
Partner with police department to deliver support to community members who are known by police as being in need of help
Participate in assertive outreach to individuals identified to be high users of crisis services
Help stabilize and resolve crisis situations
Provide person -centered evaluation and assessment; develop and write action plans with clear, measurable outcomes
Facilitate referrals for formal supports when necessary, including voluntary or involuntary hospitalization
Collaborate with other providers, community supports, police, and schools to provide needed supports for individuals and families
Demonstrate proficient use of electronic health records to document interactions and collect data
Support the ongoing development of police department relationships, increase in real time referrals to Mobile Crisis from police, and increase in co-response opportunities
Participate in a rotation to provide offsite after-hours crisis intervention
Requires the ability to travel during the course of a normal workday to successfully carry out expectations of position, including off site meetings, providing services in the community, and providing service oversight and supervision.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as psychology, social work, etc. (required), masters degree (preferred)
Associate’s degree in a related field, PLUS two years of direct work experience
One year of training and/or experience in crisis intervention with adults, children and families (preferred)
Valid driver’s license with 2+ years of driving experience, reliable vehicle, and adequate car insurance (required)
No Driver’s License suspensions in the last 48 months
Starting rate of $19.24/hourly for candidates with bachelor’s degrees
Starting rate of $20.20/hourly for candidates with master’s degrees
Rates are negotiable based on experience in the field
Paid Time Off (20 days – Vacation & Sick, 9- Public Holidays)
Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
Short Term & Long-Term Disability
Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
Tuition Reimbursement, and Student Loan Aid
Professional Learning & Development
Employee Assistance Program, Gym benefits
Referral Bonuses (up to $750 per referral)
Access Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.